Found September 22, 2013 on Football Nation:
After just one season, we have our first official “bust” from the 2012 NFL Draft. Third overall pick Trent Richardson has been traded from the Cleveland Browns to the Indianapolis Colts for a first-round pick in 2014.With this news in mind, let’s look back at the players who were considered the cream of the crop in this draft class. Some of them have lived up to the expectations while others are still adjusting to the game.Highlighted over the following slides are updated grades for every player selected in the top 10 of the 2012 NFL Draft.Note: The grades will be based on a variety of factors including performance to date, potential and the impact they have made on their respective team.

Trent Richardson fixed everything

Well, the Colts did it. They acquired Trent Richardson from Cleveland for a first round draft pick, and then today, they beat the NFC Champion from last year. Yep, that’s what did the trick. Richardson’s 2.7ypc and 3 passing targets (0 receptions) were the all it took for the Colts to knock off the 49ers. You see, Richardson must have been what it took for Ahmad Bradshaw to feel...

Trent Richardson Scores Touchdown on First Carry for the Colts

When the Cleveland Browns traded Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts for a first round pick in the 2014 draft the popular notion was this: what in the world are the Cleveland Browns thinking? Yes,  maybe he hasn't been the stud that he was in college, but that's because the offense as a whole seriously lacked play makers. @SBNationGIF/Twitter Now the Browns...

Are the Colts building their team the right way?

With the Colts’ acquisition of running back Trent Richardson, all the pieces on offense seem to be in place for the Indianapolis Colts. Just two years removed from the worst season by any team since the 2008 Lions, the Colts look like a team ready to rise to the top of the league. The question is, have they built a team that can last? The Colts have built their current squad...

Trent Richardson expected to get 10-15 touches in Week 3

Getty Images The Indianapolis Colts are planning to give Trent Richardson 10-15 touches in his debut with the team in Week 3. Indianapolis will play against San Francisco in a late game. Richardon’s number is not set in stone and if the Colts find themselves with a lead that number could easily swell. Still he figures to have limited upside in Week 3 with Ahmad Bradshaw expected...

Trent Richardson: Greatest Show on Turf sequel?

If you are a Colts fan you are jumping up and down for joy as Richardson just gave you the ammo to not only win the AFC South but also make a deep run in the playoffs. On the other hand, if you’re a Browns fan you may want to close your eyes. Jim Irsay tweeted moments before the trade was official that he had completed a “monster” like type of trade, and well before you say...

Trent Richardson Expected To Handle 10-15 Touches in Colts Debut

Trent Richardson is only expected to receive 10-15 touches Sunday in his Colts debut. SOURCE: Ed Werder, ESPNFantasy Spin:He's averaged just under 21 touches a game in his first two seasons so that's a much smaller workload than Richardson and his fantasy owners are used to. He'll be a solid RB2 in the long run but this week, especially against a tough 49ers run defense...

Browns Coaching Staff could be backpedaling on success

After last week's trade of Trent Richardson to the Colts, many football pundits and fans thought for sure the Browns were all in for a top pick in the 2013 NFL draft. Then they went out and did the must un-Browns thing they could have ever done. They won. They freaking won.And now the Browns coaching staff sounds like their backpedaling on success. Allow me to channel my inner...

Nobody was more surprised the Browns beat the Vikings than Adrian Peterson’s daughter

After trading RB Trent Richardson to the Colts everyone just assumed that the Browns were tanking the season. Then they went out and shocked the football world by taking down the Vikings 31-27. No one was more surprised by the result than Minnesota RB Adrian Peterson’s daughter, according to this tweet AP sent out last night… So my daughter is laying here under me and just out...

Luck outshines Kaepernick in Colts' upset of 49ers

Trent Richardson practiced all of twice with his new team before helping lead Indianapolis to what Colts coach Chuck Pagano already considers a signature win. Richardson and Ahmad Bradshaw gave Andrew Luck quite the 1-2 punch in the running game, each rushing for a 1-yard touchdown for the Colts in an emphatic 27-7 victory on the San Francisco 49ers' home field Sunday. '...

49ers defense banged up with Colts looming

The reeling San Francisco 49ers defense already had plenty to be concerned with this week before the added distraction of Aldon Smith's arrest. First and foremost: Quarterback Andrew Luck, running back Trent Richardson and the new-look offense of the Indianapolis Colts. The 49ers look to rebound from last week's tough loss in Seattle with a banged-up lineup. San Francisco...

Luck, Colts Own 49ers: 5 Things We Learned From Sunday

Sometimes, you don’t have to throw for huge numbers to be impressive. It was a lesson learned by Colts quarterback Luck in the 27-7 win over the defending NFC Champion San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.Luck, last year’s first overall pick in the draft threw for only 164 yards on the day, but his play and the fact the Colts were in control of this game early, proved to be the most...

King Donk’s NFL Betting Picks Week 3

Courtesy of Season Record 6-4 Cleveland +6.5 at Minnesota Minnesota is by no means at the top of the NFL schedule, but they aren’t at the bottom either. With the latest trade of Trent Richardson, the Brown’s have made it clear that they are willing to give up on Brandon Weeden, and the 2013 season entirely. Tanking this season wouldn’t be a terrible idea since...

NFL Rumors: Cleveland Browns to target RB Ben Tate in free agency?

The Cleveland Browns shocked the NFL world this week after trading the third overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts needed help at the running back position after losing Vick Ballard for the season while the Browns are stockpiling draft selections for the 2014 NFL Draft. To fill the void left by Richardson’s trade, Cleveland moved...

Colts defense dominates favored 49ers in 27-7 victory

What caught our eye in the Colts’ 27-7 upset of the San Francisco 49ers Sunday at Candlestick Park: Stellar 'D' The 49ers are considered one of the NFL’s upper-crust teams. That includes a no-nonsense offense. On this particular afternoon the Colts defense owned ‘em. The 49ers had one great drive in the first quarter — 9 plays 91 yards — then nothing to speak of...

Colts Upset 49ers in San Francisco; Win 27-7

 Indianapolis Colts 27 vs San Francisco 49ers 7   Scoring Summary 1st Quarter TD T.Richardson 1 yd. run (A.Vinatieri kick) (7-80, 3:40) TD K.Hunter 13 yd. run (P.Dawson kick) (9-91, 4:34) 2nd Quarter FG A.Vinatieri 43 yd. Field Goal (8-30, 4:48) 3rd Quarter FG A.Vinatieri 41 yd. Field Goal (10-52, 5:08) 4th Quarter TD A.Luck 6 yd. run (A.Vinatieri kick) (11-80, 7:01...
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